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Chances of Gov. Mike Pence winning legislative approval of his signature 10 percent income tax cut began to slip away last Oct. 23. Pence didn't know it at the time. Nobody knew it at the time. The Republican nominee was regarded then as a sure winner...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Newly elected U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly will serve on the Senate's agriculture and military panels. Donnelly announced Wednesday he will serve on the Agriculture and Armed Service committees in addition to the Senate Aging...
South Bend TribuneThough not set to take effect until Friday, the automatic cuts to defense and domestic spending known as the sequester, negotiated back in 2011 as part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling, already are having an effect on the economy and national security,...
The optimism expressed early in the week on both sides of Washington’s political aisle for a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, lamentably, has waned. If last November’s failure of the “supercommittee” to reach a grand...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly asked veteran Capitol Hill staffer John Zody this week to run the Indiana Democratic Party, but his appointment hinges on approval of the party's state central committee. A Democratic official close to...
Tags: Evan Bayh, Elections, Barack Obama, Republican Party, Government
On the occasion of their separate swearing-in ceremonies Thursday, the area's two newest members of Congress both described being humbled by the opportunity to serve the people of Indiana. “It is an incredible honor and extremely humbling to have...
South Bend TribuneAs most Americans shift into holiday mode, members of Congress are going back to work this week. They have some important work to finish before the end of the year. The fiscal cliff -- a $600 billion combination of tax hikes and spending cuts -- is...
If they meet in an expected 2nd Congressional District rematch in 2014 -- Brendan Mullen vs. Jackie Walorski -- some things will be different. One very important thing will be the same. The biggest difference, of course, is that Rep.-elect Walorski...
Despite a booming first weekend of holiday sales, the stock market opened on a down note this morning because of a warning from White House economists about the fiscal cliff. The National Economic Council and the Council of Economic Advisers say a...
Congratulations, ladies. You kept the barbarians from the gate. On Tuesday, Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, who famously said that a woman's reproductive system shuts down during "legitimate rape" and prevents conception, lost by 15 points to incumbent Sen....
South Bend TribuneU.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly ended a long drought for local politicians Tuesday. When the Granger Democrat beat Republican Richard Mourdock for one of Indiana's seats in the U.S. Senate, he also became the first St. Joseph County resident in almost a century...
The Mourdock mistake was costly. It cost Republican Richard Mourdock his chance for a seat in the U.S. Senate. His race with Democrat Joe Donnelly had been a tossup. Mourdock was expecting tens of millions of dollars from super PACs to break the tie in...
Tags: Harry Reid, Elections, Barack Obama, Republican Party, Todd Akin
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